New adaptors from Intel and Adaptec will help give administrators a speedier way to connect their servers to the network. Intel Gigabit Ethernet adaptor, the Pro/1000 for servers, is a 64-bit card and is backward-compatible with 32-bit systems, but Gigabit speeds will be achieved only through 64-bit systems, said Intel. The Pro/1000 is due in June for $795 (#478).
Adaptec has introduced four adaptors based on the company's new DuraLAN processor. DuraLAN, a Fast Ethernet processor designed specifically for server adaptors, includes 64-bit PCI support, an 8Kb internal buffer, support for port aggregation, failover and a server manager. Adaptec's four DuraLAN adaptors range from a single-port 32-bit card to a four-port 64-bit card. The ANA-69011/TX, a single-port NIC (network interface card) for 32-bit architecture, costs $85 (#51). The ANA-62011/TX, a single-port NIC for 64-bit architectures, is $99 (#59).
Adaptec: 01276 854500.
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